Henson is expected to play Foggy Nelson, the best friend of blind superhero Matt Murdock (Cox).
Marvel Television is teaming with ABC Television Studios on “Daredevil,” which is based on the iconic comic book series. Production will start soon in New York, as the series will begin streaming on Netflix next year.
Henson was a child star who played Bash Brother Fulton Reed in “The Mighty Ducks” franchise before going on to co-star in “She’s All That,” “Cast Away,” “The Butterfly Effect,” “The Mighty” and “O.”
Last seen playing Apple employee Andy Hertzfeld opposite Ashton Kutcher in “Jobs,” Henson will soon be seen as Pollux in Lionsgate’s two-part “Hunger Games” finale.
Henson is represented by TalentWorks and manager Jelani Johnson.